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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jan 21st, 2018

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Doris Jo Battaglia Peirce, 83, Gainesville
Doris Jo Battaglia Peirce of Gainesville, Ga. passed away Sunday January 21, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, after a lengthy illness.   Doris was bor ...
Alexander A. Corso, Gainesville
Xander had style! It was not just his shoulder-length hair (the best in the family), or the funny hats he used to hide it away (Ushankas and Beanies alike) that made him speci ...
James Edward Smith, 79, Gainesville
Mr. James Edward Smith, 79, of Gainesville passed away January 21, 2018 at his residence following an extended illness.   Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. o ...
George Sullivan, 78, Gainesville
  Mr. George Sullivan, 78, of Gainesville, GA passed away Sunday, January 21, 2018.   Arrangements are incomplete at this time.   Memorial Park Fune ...

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Madelyn Jones Jackson, 79, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Madelyn Jones Jackson, age 79, of Jefferson Georgia, who passed away Sunday, January 21, 2018 in Commerce, Georgia. Mrs. Jackson w ...
Willie Carlton Wooten, 70, Commerce
Willie Carlton Wooten, age 70 of Commerce, GA passed away Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018 at his residence.   Born on June 08, 1947 in Cannon, GA, he was the son of the late Richa ...

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Dr. Elner Cordingley Bellon, 87, Loudon, TN
  Dr. Elner Cordingley Bellon, 87, former resident of Loudon, Tennessee passed away on Sunday, January 21, 2018 of medical complications. Born in Ashton, Idaho, Elener C ...

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Powell J. Dyer, 70, Cleveland
Mr. Powell J. Dyer, age 70 of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, January 21, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Arrangements will be announced by Barrett Funeral Home o ...
Funeral Tuesday for well-known Gainesville businessman, attorney Sonny Sykes
Funeral services for Gainesville attorney and businessman William I. "Sonny" Sykes, Jr. are scheduled for Tuesday, July 13 at Free Chapel Worship Center.
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dies at 88
The family of former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says he has died
Local philanthropist and journalist Lessie Smithgall dies at 110
Lessie Smithgall, a longtime Gainesville philanthropist and journalist, died Friday, June 25 at the age of 110.
Frank Bonner, Herb on 'WKRP in Cincinnati,' dies at 79
Frank Bonner, who played a brash salesman with a love of flashy plaid suits on the TV comedy “WKRP in Cincinnati,” has died
Ned Beatty, indelible in 'Deliverance,' 'Network' dies at 83
Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor whose first film role as a genial vacationer raped by a backwoodsman in 1972′s “Deliverance” launched him on a long, prolific and accomplished career, has died
'Hooked on a Feeling' singer B.J. Thomas dies at 78
One of the country’s most popular and versatile singers, B
Former US Sen. John Warner of Virginia dies at 94
Former Sen. John W
Charles Grodin, 'Midnight Run,' 'Heartbreak Kid,' star, dies
Charles Grodin, the offbeat actor and writer who scored as a newlywed cad in “The Heartbreak Kid” and the father in the “Beethoven” comedies, has died